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Structural Elements

4th Grade

Alabama Course of Study Standards: 16

Describe how authors use literary devices and text features to convey meaning in prose, poetry, and drama.
  1. Identify clues in the text to recognize implicit meanings.
  2. Apply prior knowledge to textual clues to draw conclusions about the author’s meaning.
  3. Make an inference about the meaning of a text and support it with textual evidence.

Arkansas Academic Standards: RL.4.5

Compare and contrast the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter), drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions), and prose.

Arizona - K-12 Academic Standards: 4.RL.5

Explain the overall structure and major differences between poetry, drama, and prose.

Common Core State Standards: Literacy.RL.4.5

Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE): ELAGSE4RL5

Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.

North Carolina - Standard Course of Study: RL.4.5

Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems and drama when writing or speaking about a text.

New York State Next Generation Learning Standards: 4R5

In literary texts, identify and analyze structural elements, using terms such as verse, rhythm, meter, characters, settings, dialogue, stage directions. (RL)
In informational texts, identify the overall structure using terms such as sequence, comparison, cause/effect, and problem/solution. (RI)

Tennessee Academic Standards: 4.RL.CS.5

Explain major differences between poems, drama, and stories, and refer to the structural elements when writing or speaking about a text.

Wisconsin Academic Standards: R.4.5

Identify and analyze structural elements, using terms such as verse, rhythm, meter, characters, settings, dialogue, stage directions. (RL)
Identify the overall structure using terms such as sequence, comparison, cause and effect, and problem and solution. (RI)

Pennsylvania Core Standards: CC.1.3.4.E

Explain major differences between poems, drama,and prose and refer to the structural elements of each when writing or speaking about a text.

4th Grade Reading - Structural Elements Lesson
 




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